New York Metro (EWR1)

Connected via a private fiber ring to all of the region's major carrier hotels, this location provides unmatched scalability connectivity to 50+ million eyeballs.

New York Metro (EWR1)



  • SSAE 16 & SOC audited
  • HIPAA & HITECH compliant
  • PCI DSS 3.0 compliant
  • x86 and ARMv8 configs
  • Types 0, 1, 2, 2a, 3, & S
  • Block Storage
  • Layer 2 (coming soon)
  • Private Deployments

Why Choose EWR1?

It's New York, of course!

Located just 30 miles from the heart of New York City, our EWR1 facility in Parsippany, NJ is safely above those pesky floodplains.  As the first datacenter we opened, it is also our 'home base' facility with the largest number of servers.

  • Private dark fiber ring to the world's most trafficked carrier hotels.
  • Highly redundant facility located above the 500 year flood plain.
  • SSAE 16 & SOC audited, HIPAA & PCI DSS 3.0 compliant.
  • Excellent routes to New York, Boston and beyond. 
  • Direct interconnection to leading CDNs and cloud providers.

Private Deployment Central

If you're interested in custom configurations or large scale fleets of production infrastructure for your US operations, EWR1 is a perfect choice.  The combination of rich connectivity and easy expansion has made this facility one of our most popular options for private deployments. large scale labs, and specialty situations.

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Location, Location, Location!

We've positioned our datacenters in key cities next to lots of hungry eyeballs and built a richly connected, high performance modern backbone to connect them all.

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